Drachm of Knidos with forepart of lion
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Caria, Knidos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1972.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 6.23 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Forepart of lion to right, tongue protruding.
Reverse: In incuse square, head of Aphrodite to right wearing stephane, the hair in a sakkos. Beaded line at edge of neck.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1156); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund